Think Apple’s sending SMS via a computer is new? Think again.

Over the last few days thousands, if not millions of people will have been discovering for the first time the joy of being able to send text messages through their computer. This was made possible by Apple's iMessage service, has been around for a couple of years - but it is only with the latest…

Vodafone make SMS charity donations easy with JustTextGiving

Vodafone have teamed up with JustGiving to launch JustTextGiving, a new service that makes donating to charity via text messages more hassle-free than ever. A free text donation service, JustTextGiving lets charities set up a 6 digit VIC code which…

Cash-guzzling Android SMS Trojan on the prowl

Security specialists Kapersky Labs have uncovered a new mobile phone virus that could potentially cost Android users a lot of money. The SMS Trojan is found disguised within an unnamed media player app. The questionable file, Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a, then sends out…

Swiftkey Android messaging app learns your lingo

If, like me, you find the Android factory messaging keys a bit hit or miss, you may find this new app very interesting indeed. Swiftkey is a messaging application exclusive to Android handsets that can be used as an alternative…

Twitter buy Cloudhopper SMS start-up

Twitter has bought the start-up company Cloudhopper, bagging their SMS infrastructure and specialists. The move will be a boon for Twitter's text messaging service. Twitter has always worn it's SMS roots on its sleeve, with the 140 character limit a…

Farmville headed to the iPad and to Android handsets?

Farmville is thought to be heading to a whole load of mobile platforms, after a string of telling web domains were recently bought up. Domain names farmvilleandroid.com, farmvilleipad.com, farmvilleiphone.com and farmvillesms.com have been discovered by website Superannuation. The domains seem…

Nokia unveil the C6 messaging phone

Nokia have revealed their C6 messaging phone at this morning's Everyone Connect event. It may not be the Nokia N8 Symbian ^3 handset that many believed yesterday's cryptic countdown would unveil, but this QWERTY slider will certainly be worth a…

Send Tweets via SMS messages with Orange

Twitter will now join Facebook, Myspace and Bebo as part of Orange's Social Life service, an internet portal allowing users to access all four social networking sites from one place.